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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones preview: Bluetooth without compromise

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones preview: Bluetooth without compromise

By 1 July 2015

Bowers & Wilkins was one of the last audio firms to adopt Bluetooth for its portable speakers, preferring technologies like AirPlay for stability and quality of wireless transmission. But that was before Bluetooth aptX came along and the company released... >>

Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

By 19 June 2015

Beats headphones are extremely well marketed, which is why you see them everywhere. But you don't hear everything there is to know about them. A recent teardown by Medium has found that 30 per cent of the weight in Solo headphones is actually from four... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price
4 out of 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price

By 8 June 2015

In the hunt for a decent pair of headphones it's logical to select a well-known brand such as Bang & Olufsen. The Danish high-end audio manufacturer's most recent noise-cancelling on-ear headphones, the BeoPlay H8, certainly look the part, but with a... >>

Get the Active Wrap noise-cancelling wireless headphones for just $24/£15 with free international shipping

Get the Active Wrap noise-cancelling wireless headphones for just $24/£15 with free international shipping

By 2 June 2015

When we're on the go—whether on our daily commute or on a run—there are a few things we ask from our headphones. No tangles of wires distracting us, in-ear buds that stay put as we're moving around, and of course, powerful sound. These wireless Active... >>

Forget Beats, these Pioneer headphones are a £1,700 fashion statement of intent

Forget Beats, these Pioneer headphones are a £1,700 fashion statement of intent

By 27 May 2015

Beats might well be the headphone brand of choice when it comes to making a fashion statement, but the Pioneer SE-Master1 will make that statement louder and more pronounced. Not only are the flagship headphones handmade and offer super high-end acoustic... >>

JBL Reflect Response earbuds have gesture control so you can wave in the air like you just don’t care

JBL Reflect Response earbuds have gesture control so you can wave in the air like you just don’t care

By 2 March 2015

JBL has unveiled what it claims to be the "world's first gesture control smart headphones". The JBL Reflect Response earbuds come with motion sensing technology, so can recognise waves of a hand in order to change tracks or answer calls without needing... >>

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance
4 out of 5

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance

By 29 January 2015

Although Bluetooth isn't a new technology, there has been a renewed interest in Bluetooth devices of late, with a push towards quality that's seeing some of the more established audio brands producing a wider range of wireless audio devices than ever... >>

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 headphones review: Neutral over-ears are positively priced
5 out of 5

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 headphones review: Neutral over-ears are positively priced

By 9 January 2015

We've been seeing over-ear headphones rain from the skies over the last couple of years, as one of the fastest expanding areas in tech. With new names entering the fold, the long-time established brands, such as Audio-Technica, are fighting back with... >>

Best headphones of CES 2015: Star Wars, Sennheiser, B&O, Monster and more

Best headphones of CES 2015: Star Wars, Sennheiser, B&O, Monster and more

By 8 January 2015

Another category of products that has been overflowing with new launches during CES is headphones; there have been a truck load of them on display at the consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas. In-ear, on-ear, over-ear, Wombling free, there are... >>

Beats Solo for £50? Samsung Gear Fit for £70? Grab a bargain as Phones4U tech auction closes

Beats Solo for £50? Samsung Gear Fit for £70? Grab a bargain as Phones4U tech auction closes

By 6 January 2015

UPDATE: The auction ends today, grab a deal fast. Phones4U has collapsed not too long ago, which is a sad thing, but as the saying goes every cloud has a silver lining. In this case its more metallic, like a gadget. Phones4U gadgets are being auctioned... >>